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Christmas Treats for Kids ~ Sugar Cookies

For Christmas I made Cut out cookies aka Sugar cookies sans decoration except for a sprinkling of sugar before they went into the oven. Makes for a simple sweet holiday treat for kids.

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookies Recipe

Prep: 30 mts, Chilling time: 1 hr, Baking: 10 mts



1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour/maida

1/2 tsp baking pwd

1 tsp vanilla essence

1 egg

1/2 cup butter, room temp

3/4 cup sugar

pinch of salt

1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a baking tray with parchment paper/foil.
2 Sift salt, flour and baking pwd and keep aside. Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, approx 3 mts. Add vanilla and egg and combine well. Add the flour mixture, mix until well combined. Refrigerate dough covered with a plastic wrap for an hour until firm enough to roll.
3 Remove half of the chilled dough from the refrigerator and on a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to a thickness of 1/4 “. Keep turning the dough as you roll. Cut out desired shapes using a lightly floured cookie cutter and transfer cookies to the baking tray.
4 Place the baking tray with the unbaked cookies in the refrigerator for 10-15 mts to chill. This prevents the cookies from spreading and losing shape while baking. Sprinkle sugar just before putting into the oven to bake. Or frost with royal icing.
5 Bake for about 10 mts till the edges are slightly toasted or till done.
6 Cool on a wire rack. The cookies will harden. Repeat with remaining dough.
7 Cool completely. Store in airtight container.

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By • Jan 3rd, 2010 • Category: All Recipes for Kids, Cookies - Biscuits for Kids, Snacks for Kids, Tiffin Indian Recipes for Kids

5 Responses »

  1. Sailu,

    Wish you & your family a happy new year……

    Sugar cookies are so simple to make and looks great. I gonna try this for sure..


  2. hi sailu

    First of all Happy new Year and Sankranthi. I am great fan of your sites.I am a silent follower of u r sites. I am mom of 14 month old kid.He doesnt like anything to eat these days. I would be happy if u can share few recipes for my kid.

  3. Sailu,
    Cookies look cool !! you have listed Salt twice !!
    Waiting for more receipes in Kid meal.


  4. Can we make this without Oven? actually i have an oven but it doesn’t have the pre heat option…

  5. You can place knob at bake option for 10 mts and that will pre-heat the oven, Swathi. Usually ovens do not have a pre-heat option.

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